Prior to Saturday night, Oscar Valdez took a wait-and-see approach before discussing potential unification bouts or even a huge showdown with former two-division titlist Carl Frampton.
He was in with an overmatched opponent, but Gary Russell Jr. didn’t show any signs Saturday night of ring rust during what has become his annual appearance in the ring.
British featherweight prospect Jordan Gill was expected to romp in a Saturday NXTGEN matchup with lightly-regarded Mexican fighter Enrique Tinoco, but everything went wrong for Gill, and Tinoco left Nottingham with an eighth round stoppage victory.
Belfast featherweight boxer Michael Conlan has apologised for his ring walk song prior to a bout on St Patrick’s Day in New York as it contained a pro-IRA lyric.
Featherweight contender Christopher Diaz already began to analyze the options for his next commitment which could take place between the months of August and September.
Kid Gallahad has been getting tips on how to beat Josh Warrington from featherweight legend Naseem Hamed.
Jordan Gill defends his WBA International Featherweight title against Enrique Tinoco on the same night that Leigh Wood makes the first defence of his Commonwealth Featherweight crown against Ryan Doyle in the latest instalment of the JD NXTGEN series at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on May 10, live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US.
Billy Joe Saunders suspects there is the genuine possibility of Josh Warrington overlooking the threat presented by his mandatory challenger Kid Galahad when the pair face each other with the IBF world featherweight title at stake at the FD Arena in Leeds on June 15.
Reigning IBF featherweight titleholder Josh Warrington has mocked the suggestion that his June 15 challenger Kid Galahad is an awkward customer in the ring.
Kid Gallahad believes Josh Warrington’s feelings will be his downfall in their titanic world title clash at First Direct Arena, Leeds on Saturday June 15.